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Archive for September 2018

October is the month of the Holy Rosary

Mary in our Life by Fr. William G. Most The month of October is dedicated to the Holy Rosary. According to an account by fifteenth-century Dominican, Alan de la Roch, Mary appeared to St. Dominic in 1206 after he had been praying and doing severe penances because of his lack of success in combating the…

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USCCB Statement on Sex Abuse Scandals

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Administrative Committee Statement on Sex Abuse Scandals; Committee Releases Actions to be Taken Within Its Authority September 19, 2018 WASHINGTON–The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Administrative Committee has issued the following statement today in response to the recent sex abuse scandals. In the statement, the bishops say they pledge…

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Fasting for others’ sins: what does it mean?

By Cari Terracina, Publications Manager “I turned to the Lord, to seek help, in prayer and petition, with fasting, sackcloth, and ashes.” (Daniel 9:3) As the Church as a whole processes the information of the recent clerical abuse scandals, several of our church leaders have pointed out the importance of taking action, of continuously returning…

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